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1-800-ASK-GARY Discusses Common Causes of Intersection Crashes

Intersection crashes can be preventable. Intersections are crowded and can be overwhelming for drivers. Especially at a four-way intersection, the rate of collisions increases. It’s important for drivers on the road to be aware and educated on how to prevent an accident.


What are the statistics?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 40% of all vehicle collisions occur at intersections. Also, according to the Federal Highway Administration, approximately 2.5 million intersection crashes occur a year. In fact, 20% of these crashes are fatal.

Above all, it’s important as drivers that we are safe on the road and take care of one another, that’s why 1-800-ASK-GARY wants to inform you.


Types of Intersection Crashes

Some of the common intersection errors include:

  • Rear-end collisions
  • Side-impact collisions
  • Head-on crashes
  • Pileups
  • Sideswipes

All of these crashes have something in common, the accidents occur from careless or aggressive driving. If drivers pay attention to the road and follow traffic safety rules, these accidents can be prevented.

Sometimes, accidents occur from visual obstructions. That’s why it’s important to put any physical distractions away like food or your phone. Some obstacles that can block drivers can include:

  • Glare reflecting from other cars
  • Missing traffic signals
  • Parked cars in the driver’s view
  • Overgrown shrubbery by traffic signs


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1-800-ASK-GARY Discusses Common Causes of Intersection Crashes

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